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INDOT Works to Seal Cracks

October 21, 2015
INDOT Works to Seal Cracks

With winter around the corner, crack sealing/fill pavement will be the main focus for the INDOT maintenance department this fall. Cracking is one of the most common distresses encountered on asphalt or concrete. Cracking in an asphalt pavement is caused when traffic and temperature fluctuations create strains that the pavement cannot accommodate. Several factors...
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Safety Blitz: Indiana State Police and INDOT Warn Drivers to “Move Over

October 8, 2015

In an effort to keep Indiana roadways safer, the Indiana State Police and The Indiana Department of Transportation are raising awareness for the state’s “Move Over Law,” which requires motorists to approach cautiously, slow down, and move over when an emergency vehicle is stopped on a roadway with emergency lights flashing.  To get the word...
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U.S. 6 Bridge Closure, Marshall County

March 13, 2015
U.S. 6 Bridge Closure, Marshall County

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced Friday the closure of the U.S. 6 bridge over the Yellow River, located one mile west of SR 331 in Bremen. The U.S. 6 bridge will close to all traffic on Monday, March 16th through the end of September. Crews will replace the entire bridge deck. DETOUR: Eastbound...
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INDOT Offers Scholarships, Jobs to Engineers in Training

February 25, 2015
INDOT Offers Scholarships, Jobs to Engineers in Training

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation is offering civil engineering students scholarships of up to $3,125 per semester, and paid employment during summer breaks and upon graduation. Students must be accepted or enrolled full time in one of Indiana’s certified civil engineering schools and apply using the form atwww.INDOTScholarship.in.gov. Applications for the 2015-2016...
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Oversize Load Impacts Northern Indiana Highways Starting Thursday Night

November 5, 2014
Oversize Load Impacts Northern Indiana Highways Starting Thursday Night

The state of Indiana has permitted a slow-moving oversize, overweight load to traverse state highways with police escort during five nights beginning on or after 8 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 6. The approximately 185-mile route will begin at S.R. 249/George Nelson Drive near the Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor and follow U.S. 12, S.R....
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Closures on south side of South Bend necessary as new U.S. 31 ties-in to existing U.S. 31

July 25, 2014
Closures on south side of South Bend necessary as new U.S. 31 ties-in to existing U.S. 31

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces access to U.S. 31 will be closed to multiple side roads on the south side of South Bend beginning Monday, July 28th through the end of the year. Crews will shut down access to U.S. 31 from Jewell Avenue, Hildebrand Street, Yoder Street, Dice Street, Pulling Street,...
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Two Day Closure of SR 23, Near Walkerton

July 21, 2014
Two Day Closure of SR 23, Near Walkerton

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of State Road 23, between U.S. 30 and U.S. 6, near Walkerton beginning Tuesday, July 22nd through the end of the day on Wednesday, July 23rd. Crews will perform a chip seal and fog seal operation to preserve the road surface. Please note: this project...
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Two Day Closure of U.S. 6, Near Bremen

July 18, 2014
Two Day Closure of U.S. 6, Near Bremen

07/21/14  The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of U.S. 6, between the east junction and west junction of State Road 106 near Bremen beginning Monday, July 21st through the end of the day on Tuesday, July 22nd. Crews will perform a chip seal and fog seal operation to preserve the road...
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Overnight Closure of U.S. 30 for Emergency Power Line/Traffic Signal Repair

July 2, 2014
Overnight Closure of U.S. 30 for Emergency Power Line/Traffic Signal Repair

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of U.S. 30, between I-65 and U.S. 41 tonight, beginning at 10 p.m. The estimated reopening time is 10 a.m. Thursday, July 3rd. The severe weather that swept through Northwest Indiana Monday night resulted in downed power lines on U.S. 30 that permanently damaged multiple...
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Daytime Kern Road Closure Begins June 19th

June 18, 2014
Daytime Kern Road Closure Begins June 19th

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of Kern Road to all traffic during daylight hours of approximately 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., between U.S. 31 and Locust Road, beginning Thursday, June 19th through Friday, June 20th. The closure is necessary as crews construct an interchange for the new U.S. 31 project....
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State Road 23 Closure Between Walkerton and Koontz Lake

May 2, 2014
State Road 23 Closure Between Walkerton and Koontz Lake

ST. JOSEPH/STARKE COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of State Road 23, between Union Road and CR 900N, just south of Walkerton on Tuesday, May 6 through mid-June. Crews are replacing a small structure in the roadway.   A detour will take southbound SR 23 drivers west on U.S....
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U.S. 31 Restrictions on South Side of South Bend Delayed

April 21, 2014
U.S. 31 Restrictions on South Side of  South Bend Delayed

  The U.S. 31 lane restrictions south of South Bend and the closure of Johnson Road planned for Monday was delayed due to utilities not completing relocations in time.  INDOT will send notification of the new restriction date as soon as the information is available.  Last week the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced...
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Indiana’s Roadsides to be Tidied Up

April 17, 2014
Indiana’s Roadsides to be Tidied Up

Mother Nature has been relentless this winter, and now that the snow has melted it’s time for spring cleaning of our highways and byways. The Indiana Department of Transportation’s (INDOT’s) annual Trash Bash runs through the month of April and coincides with National Earth Day to aid in raising awareness of litter. In 2013...
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Periodic Brief Closures Friday, Lane Restrictions Monday and Tuesday on 31

April 3, 2014
Periodic Brief Closures Friday, Lane Restrictions Monday and Tuesday on 31

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces restrictions coming to U.S. 31, between Johnson Road and Ireland Road in South Bend. On Friday, April 4th drivers will experience periodic 15 minute complete closures of U.S. 31, between Johnson Road and the U.S. 20 Bypass between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m....
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Watch Out for High Water on Roads as Rain Falls and Snow Melts

February 20, 2014
Watch Out for High Water on Roads as Rain Falls and Snow Melts

  02/21/14 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is warning drivers to be on the lookout for high water. Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, combined with several feet of snow melting quickly has already closed the eastbound lanes of U.S. 20 Bypass at South Bend, just west of Michigan Street.  The potential for more closures...
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Another Round of Potholes Expected in Northern Indiana

January 30, 2014
Another Round of Potholes Expected in Northern Indiana

  01/31/14 An outbreak of potholes erupted throughout northern Indiana following the extreme weather conditions the week of January 5th. Historically low temperatures gave way to a 50+ degree swing in less than 24 hours. The dramatic freeze/thaw was a recipe for one of the worst outbreaks of potholes many in northern Indiana had...
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Severe Winter Storm is Over, but Watch for Potholes

January 13, 2014
Severe Winter Storm is Over, but Watch for Potholes

  01/14/14 Northern Indiana drivers are asked to be on alert for potholes on interstates, U.S. highways, and state routes. The rise and fall in temperatures following last week’s severe winter weather was a recipe for potholes to form quickly. As temperatures continue to rise and fall through the winter season, more potholes are...
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Plow Drivers Reporting Before Tonight’s Snowfall

December 13, 2013
Plow Drivers Reporting Before Tonight’s Snowfall

  12/13/13 Plow truck drivers for the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) are rotating shifts today in preparation for the snow that’s predicted to fall in the Northwest Indiana District. Drivers will report to unit locations throughout Indiana at various times depending on local weather forecasts. Current weather forecasts show snowfall beginning tonight and...
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Indiana Taxpayers Being Ripped-Off By Metal Scrappers

December 11, 2013
Indiana Taxpayers Being Ripped-Off By Metal Scrappers

  12/12/13 Indiana taxpayers are being ripped-off and highway safety is being compromised, all due to brazen metal scrapper thieves who are stealing the wiring from highway light poles.   Despite additional security measures, and the mortal danger presented by stealing live electrical wires, the thieves persist, especially along the I-80/94 and I-65 corridors...
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20 Minute Closures of U.S. 31 Thursday and Friday for Bridge Beam Settings

September 16, 2013
20 Minute Closures of U.S. 31 Thursday and Friday for Bridge Beam Settings

  09/17/13 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces numerous restrictions for traffic on both U.S. 31 and the U.S. 20 Bypass near the Michigan Street exit beginning Tuesday, September 17th through Tuesday, September 24th. In addition, there will be brief 20 minute complete closures of U.S. 31, just south of the U.S. 20...
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